The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 97 71 70
Rank change year-on-year -26 -1  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.12% 3.17% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 13.82% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 28 26
Median salary - £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +46.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 107 246 202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 12.81% 22.91% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 81 171 161
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for VPN in Gloucestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester -14 1 - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Ticket Management
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) PKI
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Military

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) FWSM
5 1 (7.69%) H.323
5 1 (7.69%) HSRP
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) MGCP
5 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Military
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) NOC Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Network Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Ticket Management
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Security
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper